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CROWS contract spreads to Maine

by: Matthew Potter
August 21, 2008

Category: Contract Awards, Federal Budget Process, Konsberg, Maine, Norway, production program | RSS 2.0

In another example of the international integration of the US Defense Budget a Maine company received a sub-contract from Kongsberg Defense of Norway to fabricate parts for the Crew Remote Operating Weapon System (CROWS). Kongsberg had recently won a contract in the Spring to build a part of the system. Now because of this contract the company in Maine is able to expand and hire a few more workers. The overall effect of the several hundred billion the US spends each year on defense is vast, affecting companies from Maine to Iraq and Afghanistan.

For more see the article on WCSH6’s website.

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